Monthly Archives: December 2016

/ UAE

New Year’s Eve in Dubai

There’s a certain anticipation preceding New Year’s Eve that is very different from the anxieties of other evenings. Night begins to fall and suddenly this one particular night feels limitless in its capacity, as long as you know how to grab

/ UAE

New Year’s Eve in Dubai

There’s a certain anticipation preceding New Year’s Eve that is very different from the anxieties of other evenings. Night begins to fall and suddenly this one particular night feels limitless in its capacity, as long as you know how to grab

Missing in Mount Uetliberg

It all began innocently enough. I woke up that warm summer morning in early June and peaked out the window. A beautiful sunny day. I had been planning a little hiking trip up Uetliberg, a mountain right at the edge

Missing in Mount Uetliberg

It all began innocently enough. I woke up that warm summer morning in early June and peaked out the window. A beautiful sunny day. I had been planning a little hiking trip up Uetliberg, a mountain right at the edge

Visiting Valletta

Valletta doesn’t feel like a capital city. The tiny walled city surrounded by Mediterranean waters is in fact the capital of Malta, but it seems surprisingly sleepy, even compared to the average suburb. “A city built by gentlemen for gentlemen” it’s called,

Visiting Valletta

Valletta doesn’t feel like a capital city. The tiny walled city surrounded by Mediterranean waters is in fact the capital of Malta, but it seems surprisingly sleepy, even compared to the average suburb. “A city built by gentlemen for gentlemen” it’s called,

Kyu Asakura House

There’s a certain beauty in longevity. Tokyo, mostly due to natural upheaval such as earthquakes and partially due to a booming desire for futurism, doesn’t have much in the way of architectural longevity. Luckily, a few pockets of history remain

Kyu Asakura House

There’s a certain beauty in longevity. Tokyo, mostly due to natural upheaval such as earthquakes and partially due to a booming desire for futurism, doesn’t have much in the way of architectural longevity. Luckily, a few pockets of history remain

/ USA

Monterey

Monterey is a sleepy small town on the California coastline, just south of San Francisco. It used to thrive as the center of the sardine-packing industry, but nowadays the legendary Cannery Row lives on as home to gift shops and overpriced cafés.

/ USA

Monterey

Monterey is a sleepy small town on the California coastline, just south of San Francisco. It used to thrive as the center of the sardine-packing industry, but nowadays the legendary Cannery Row lives on as home to gift shops and overpriced cafés.

/ UK

London’s Little Venice

London will always have a special place in my heart. It is my former hometown, after all. The place where I, at age 17, found myself. The city brings up loads of sweet melancholy-tinged nostalgia, some spots more than others. Little Venice

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London’s Little Venice

London will always have a special place in my heart. It is my former hometown, after all. The place where I, at age 17, found myself. The city brings up loads of sweet melancholy-tinged nostalgia, some spots more than others. Little Venice

Toronto’s Distillery District

Toronto’s Distillery District is a glorious remnant of days gone by, a window to a time when horse carriages trampled the cobblestone streets surrounding the old breweries and gin distilleries. Walking the streets of this historic district is like stepping into

Toronto’s Distillery District

Toronto’s Distillery District is a glorious remnant of days gone by, a window to a time when horse carriages trampled the cobblestone streets surrounding the old breweries and gin distilleries. Walking the streets of this historic district is like stepping into